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How the role of the business analyst has changed thanks to advances in AI and machine learning

By June 18, 2019 September 14th, 2022 No Comments

Job adverts for analysts are now more likely to ask for programming and problem-solving skills, while traditional number-crunching has fallen out of favour, according to research.

The business intelligence and research firm AMPLYFI analysed more than 50,000 documents held across the surface and deep web, to identify the most common skills and requirements associated with the job role ‘analyst’ between 2009 and 2019.

It found the significance of artificial intelligence had risen by almost 2,000 percent since 2009, while there was a reduction in the need for traditional number-crunching skills. There was also a marked increase in the demand for business and problem-solving skills, up 79 and 112 percent respectively, according to the research findings.

Originally by Sian Bayley for EveningStandard, read the full article here.